As you may know, Kenarry: Ideas for the Home is a collaborative effort with many people striving every week to bring you new and interesting recipes, crafts, DIY projects, home decor and other inspiring tips. Bringing high quality content day in and day out requires significant effort and we couldn’t do it without a talented team of bloggers who work along with us to bring you useful ideas for your home and family.
Today, we’re honored and beyond thrilled to announce who will be serving on the 2017-18 Kenarry Creative Team! Each member of the Kenarry Creative Team will be contributing their great ideas for the home on a monthly basis from October 2017 – May 2018.
Meet the 2017-18 Creative Team
We are so excited about the bloggers who’ve been selected for this year’s Creative Team. All of them should be familiar faces, as each of them has been sharing their great ideas here on Kenarry for at least a year or more. We are incredibly blessed and grateful to have such an amazingly talented team and are elated that so many want to return to share their great ideas with Kenarry readers for another year.
To celebrate the team and help you get as excited as we are, we’re sharing their bios and photos as well as links to follow them across their social media and see the other inspiring ideas they share. In addition, we’re showcasing each team member’s all-time MOST popular post on Kenarry. We hope you continue to enjoy getting to know all of them over the coming year!
Amanda is the lifestyle blogger behind Life at Cloverhill. Along with her husband, she is restoring Cloverhill, a 1903 farmhouse in rural Ontario, Canada. They share their small homestead with their baby girl, two rambunctious dogs, four hens and a persnickety rooster. When she isn’t creating new projects and developing delicious recipes, Amanda can be found outside in their flower field.
You can check out all the posts by Amanda, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Jennifer and Kitty O’Neil are sisters and authors of several books including Steampunk Chic: Vintage Flair From Recycled Finds. Their crafting, decorating, and flea market articles have appeared in Woman’s World, Craft Ideas, and Create and Decorate magazines and on the web sites of Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, and HGTV. Their detailed craft videos can be found on Curious.com and YouTube. The O’Neil Sisters share their enthusiasm and their fresh approach to crafting and decorating on their blog, RunningWithSisters.com.
You can check out all the posts by The O’Neil Sisters, but you should especially take a look at their most popular idea on Kenarry:
With a passion for teaching, crafting, and photography, Kelly created a blog that weaves them all together. From easy dinner recipes to quick DIY projects, Typically Simple provides creative inspiration for cooking and baking, crafting with kids, home decor, organization and more. A classroom teacher for seven years, Kelly now stays at home with her very energetic little boy. Armed with her hot glue gun and a cup of coffee, she enjoys working on craft and DIY projects during nap-time. You might also find her taste-testing new recipes in the kitchen!
You can check out all posts by Kelly, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Lori is a freelance graphic designer living in the Boston area with her husband, their three kids and a yellow lab puppy. She started Greco Design Company in 2014 when she realized that her love for design was extending beyond the corporate advertising world and into all areas of her life. She shows us some unique but simple DIY projects, gives some great ideas for home design, provides her outlook on current fashion trends, and loves to do beauty and product reviews. She incorporates her graphic design background through her free printables, paintings, signs, art prints, invitations and stationery on her blog and in her Etsy shop. Lori believes in the importance of surrounding ourselves with good, purposeful design that can help streamline our lives and still be affordable. Her tutorials are easy to follow as she shows how you can make anything you set your mind to!
You can check out all the posts by Lori, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Pam is the creative behind The Birch Cottage, a lifestyle blog with an emphasis on family-friendly DIY projects, recipes, tutorials and family. An accounting clerk by day and a self-proclaimed Pinterest addict by night, you are sure to find creative ideas and meal inspirations at The Birch Cottage.
You can check out all the posts by Pam, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Rita Joy is a wife, mom, passionate homemaker, and blogger at Harbour Breeze Home. She loves the challenge of making a pretty and functional home (on a tight budget) and cooks because her family needs to eat! Along with rearranging furniture and painting rooms, she loves to find quaint coffee shops (with yummy baked goods!).
You can check out all the posts by Rita Joy, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Robin is a home decor and DIY blogger at A Home To Grow Old In that lives in Western Massachusetts with her husband and 2 young boys. She moved into a 90 year old Tudor-style home in 2015 after spending the last several years in Bangkok, Thailand. While there, she had an opportunity to attend culinary school and enjoys sharing many of her favorite recipes on her blog. Robin’s days are spent enjoying time with her boys that are growing up too fast or making over rooms in her home by refinishing furniture she already owns or repurposing things that she finds.
You can check out all the posts by Robin, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Sam is a British Expat who currently lives in the Netherlands with her Dutch husband and 2 beautiful daughters. Family is very important to her and she values all the little things in life which bring happiness. She adores good design, being creative, learning new skills and most importantly loves rolling her sleeves up and getting stuck-in with her latest DIY/craft project. Sam is also the creator and dedicated author behind A Happy Home In Holland which is a creative family lifestyle blog. Her passions are reflected in the blog where you can expect to find lots of home décor inspiration, beautiful DIY/craft projects and tutorials, family friendly recipes and fun activities/ideas for the kids.
You can check out all the posts by Sam, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Trish is a passionate volunteer, tea addict, and football fanatic as well as the creator and dreamer behind her self-titled lifestyle blog, By Trish Sutton. As a believer, a wife, a boy-mom and a big sister, she’s wholeheartedly devoted and loyal to those she loves. She started her blog in 2014 with the hope it would inspire others to do the same. When Trish isn’t writing, crafting and creating for her blog or taking care of her family, you’ll typically find her working as a human resources contractor or spending time with her two sons making messes in the playroom or debating penalties and plays on ESPN.
You can check out all the posts by Trish, but you should especially take a look at her most popular idea on Kenarry:
Behind the Scenes
In addition to the bloggers listed above, we also have a talented virtual assistant working behind the scenes to support Kenarry: Ideas for the Home.
Meaghan is our top notch virtual assistant at Kenarry: Ideas for the Home focused on social media and marketing. She’s also the baker, writer, and photographer at Cook. Craft. Love. where she adores posting desserts to satisfy any sweet tooth. In addition, she is the founder and owner of her own company where she works as a online business manager helping bloggers and small business owners grow their traffic, streamline their systems, and master social media. A southern girl in a Michigan world Meaghan loves college football, country music, and cupcakes.
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Carrie is the chief writer, crafter and cook here at Kenarry: Ideas for the Home. She’s an optimist by nature and enjoys sharing recipes, trying new craft ideas, planning for parties and events as well as organizing and decorating. When she’s not blogging, preparing meals or picking up around the house, you’re bound to find her hidden away in a castle under the stairs reading to her two young boys. Whether you’re cooking, crafting or creating for your family, follow Carrie on Etsy, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram to get inspiring ideas for your home.